Finance Score: -5
Governance Score: -6
Support Score: 6
  • Volatile income & significant deficit in latest year: -5
  • No PartB
  • Static board: -3
  • All male board: -3
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +3
Overall GiG Score: -5 ?

THE ACTIVE LIFE FOUNDATION 

We deliver sport and physical activities aiming to improve quality of life across 5 outcome areas- physical and mental wellbeing, social development, individual development and economic development. We do this by working with people who live in the most disadvantaged areas of the UK, delivering structured activities; Chair Based Exercise, Couch 25K, Bowls, Badminton, Archery, Fitness Classes etc.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers and there are significant future grants due to be received

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • The Board is completely male
  • The Board composition appears to be rather static

Financial issues to consider:

  • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data
  • Income has been volatile recently and was significantly lower than spending in the latest year
Established: 5 years

www.theactivelifefoundation.org.uk

info@theactivelifefoundation.org.uk

07983531150

Charity Commission for England and Wales
UN SDGs
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Financial Data ?

Income & Spending ?
Sources of Income ?
Y/E Income Spending Surplus/
Deficit
Volun-
teers
31/07/22£10,947£21,038£-10,0915
31/07/21£23,673£12,922£10,7515
31/07/20£16,128£25,253£-9,1255
31/07/19£20,593£793£19,8005
Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
What it does
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
Who works here?
  • 5 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • People With Disabilities
  • The General Public/Mankind
How it operates
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Throughout England,

Who's supporting them? ?

Donations from Grant Makers ?

We have details on the following significant donations. Multi-year donations are allocated to the years for which they are earmarked.

Major supporters in last 5 years
Sport England£7,470
County Durham Community Foundation£6,840
Cheshire Community Foundation£4,980
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
County Durham Community Foundation - Let's Move
£4,840 26/09/2022
To support the Let's Move Project.
Sport England - TGC CF Happy & Healthy
£3,900 16/08/2021
11
The project will deliver a weight management programme that incorporates physical activity into the sessions.
County Durham Community Foundation - To support developing life skills through sport
£2,000 14/06/2021
To support developing life skills through sport
Sport England - COVID19 Return to Play
£3,570 26/11/2020
5
Funding under Sport England's Return to Play - Small Grants funding programme for a Revenue project titled COVID19 Return to Play. This project lists its main activity as Exercise & Fitness
Cheshire Community Foundation - Active Mamas
£4,980 04/11/2020
We deliver holistic health interventions to improve individuals quality of life. 'Active Mamas' will work with low income single mothers in areas of high disadvantage, delivering a wide range of ....more

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (3)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 11/01/2019, number: 1181532
Gift Aid
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Conflicting interests
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
4 returns made; all on time
Main office

31 BRUNEL STREET
FERRYHILL
DL17 8NX

Objectives

TO PROMOTE FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE INHABITANTS OF ENGLAND, THE PROVISION OF FACILITIES FOR HEALTHY RECREATION OR OTHER LEISURE TIME OCCUPATION OF INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE NEED OF SUCH FACILITIES BY REASON OF THEIR YOUTH, AGE, INFIRMITY OR DISABLEMENT, FINANCIAL HARDSHIP OR SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CIRCUMSTANCES WITH THE OBJECT OF IMPROVING THEIR CONDITIONS OF LIFE.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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